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Does Your Dog Need a Diet?

Dieting is a long established phenomenon, with obesity a widespread problem in the modern world. But it sadly doesn’t stop with us humans, our dogs are getting fat too! This is no longer an isolated problem, reports put the proportion of overweight dogs in the United States alone at over half the canine population! The time has long passed for...
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Leashed or Unleashed: What is the best for you and your dog?

There is no time our dogs are happier than when they are out on their ‘walkies’! They get the exercise, interaction and all the sniffing that they love. But as owners, we are confronted with whether it is better, and safer, to have our dogs on the leash or walking free. We all know that dogs are freedom loving creatures,...

Snow or Rain? Here’s How to Exercise Your Dog Indoors

At Euro Puppy, we always stress the importance of canine physical activity. Dogs, after all, are prone to weight gain and diabetes just like humans are. Sometimes, though, an outdoor workout just isn’t possible due to prohibitive weather. However, even if it’s raining cats and dogs outside (pun intended), you can still give your canine friend every bit as much...

Walking your dogs is important to keep them mentally stable

Walking your dog goes way beyond simple exercise. True, that is a factor as well, but more importantly, it gives your dog a chance to unleash it's instincts to explore and move around. Even if you have a large piece of land to yourself, it isn't enough. Imagine the plight of dogs who are kept in an apartment! A dog...

Going jogging with your dog

When was the last time you told yourself you needed exercise? When was the last time you thought your dog needed exercise? If you can't see where I'm going with this, let me spell it out for you - go jogging with your dog! Seriously though, it's a great way to give yourself and you dog some much needed exercise....
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Taking your dog for a walk

Dogs need to know that you're taking them for a walk. Not the other way around. The best way is to wrap the leash around your arm two or three times, and walk at a constant pace. Image Credit: PhotoNerd  Make sure that your dog understands that no matter how hard he pulls, there's no going any faster than you're...